Archive for the ‘Race series’ Category

17 Oct 2009: Opinion: Despite appearances, A1GP is far from dead

In Australia, they’re calling it the worst-kept secret in sport: A1GP, the self-styled World Cup of Motor Sport, is not coming to play in the sun and surf of the Gold Coast later this month.

17 Oct 2009: A1GP: ‘Breach of contract’ leads to second cancelled debut in two years

A1GP’s season five debut race in Australia is not going ahead after organisers of the country’s SuperGP at Surfers Paradise terminated its contract in the absence of sufficient assurances that it would make the start line.

17 Oct 2009: F1: Alonso fastest in Interlagos practice

Fernando Alonso set the fastest time in practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix, but he did so without dominating as all 20 cars ran within a second of each other on a rainy day at Interlagos.

15 Oct 2009: GP2: Turvey signs for iSport in GP2 main and Asia championships

Up-and-coming British driver Oliver Turvey has signed with iSport International to compete in the GP2 Asia series this winter and the full 2010 GP2 season next year.

15 Oct 2009: Star Mazda: Christodoulou’s championship win – in his own words

Star Mazda winner Adam Christodoulou has been describing the events of the weekend that saw him drive to a victory in the series’ final race at Laguna Seca – and with it the championship.

15 Oct 2009: F1: User guide to the Brazilian Grand Prix

Following the racing this weekend? Here’s all you need to know.

15 Oct 2009: F1: Will Brazil get the championship showdown it deserves?

It should be the venue for the climactic race of the season. Instead, Brazil’s Interlagos has been relegated to the penultimate slot in favour of an untried venue already beloved of the F1 establishment – but which still needs to win over fans.

15 Oct 2009: F3: Euroseries champion Bianchi heads to GP2

Jules Bianchi won the F3 Euroseries title in Dijon and has been promoted to GP2 by his team ART, the same outfit that sent Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg, Romain Grosjean and – probably – Nico Hulkenberg into Formula One.

13 Oct 2009: A1GP: Team GBR on the grid for Australia

A1 Team GBR is due to line up on the grid for A1GP’s first event of the season, a slot at Australia’s SuperGP event due to be held on the country’s Gold Coast in 10 days’ time.

13 Oct 2009: F1: McLaren’s other sort of race against the clock

It’s moody, it’s atmospheric, it’s not exactly full of hold-the-presses information, but it’s interesting for all that. Here’s another video from Vodafone and McLaren showing the race cars being transported to Monza for the Grand Prix.

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